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AMCS announces acquisition of Recy Systems

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AMCS, the world’s leading supplier of integrated software and vehicle technology for the waste and recycling sector, has announced the acquisition of Germany's leading recycling and waste management software specialist, Recy Systems. Read more

The European parliament has voted overwhelmingly in favour of banning single-use plastic products, but what are stakeholders saying about the decision? Read more

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OK, so it’s not magic – but NIR sorting technology is a real life dark art, allowing black plastics to be separated for recycling thanks to technology such as Ampacet’s black masterbatch solutions. Read more

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Covestro is bringing 3D printed industrial components to Fakuma, demonstrating its customised polymer materials for additive manufacturing for many sectors and applications. Read more

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Dutch leading distributor of specialty chemicals IMCD has announced it will be acquiring 100 per cent of the outstanding shares of VELOX. Read more

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Neste is exploring ways to introduce liquefied waste plastic as a future raw material for fossil refining. Read more

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McDonald’s has announced a phased rollout of paper straws in all 1,361 McDonald’s restaurants in the UK and Ireland, with completion set for 2019. Read more

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After major packaging and retail brands in the UK announced a new plastics pledge, the director of Vanden Recycling says the system needs cohesion to succeed. Read more

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The winners of the first Plastics Recycling Awards Europe were given trophies from 3D Printed recycled ABS at the ceremony at the RAI Amsterdam. Read more

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Why don’t environmental influencers engage with the plastics industry?

Environmental influencers are fighting for the same cause as the plastics industry – to eliminate plastic waste from the environment – and yet they do not engage in conversation with us. Rose Brooke responds to an editorial by Natalie Bennett. Read more

1 May 2018 16:29 editor's blog

Agilyx Corporation and INEOS Styrolution sign joint development agreement for polystyrene recycling in the USA. Read more

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The largest plastics show in the Americas, NPE2018 in Orlando, has revealed its plans to ensure sustainable disposal of its waste. Read more

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A. Schulman will present a broad range of products and innovations spanning a wide range of end markets at NPE 2018. Read more

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Polykemi, is investing heavily in new machines, product development and an expansion of both staff and premises after another successful year with increased growth in 2017. Read more

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Waste Free Oceans has announced a partnership with Henkel to remove plastic waste from oceans and once recycled, the plastic will be used in bottles by Lovables laundry. Read more

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Ekoplaza, an organic food retailer in Amsterdam, has made its latest popup store plastic free. Read more

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Petcore Europe has launched its new Plastic Aerosol Recycling Special Industry Group (SiG). Read more

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German chemical specialist BASF will join the World Plastics Council, along with LyondellBasell. Read more

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Compounder Albis will show its offering for the lighting industry at its largest show in Frankfurt am Maim. Read more

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Data from Plastics Recyclers Europe has shown Spain, Germany and Italy leading the way on boosting the total of European plastic waste recycled. Read more

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  • Trinseo reports fourth quarter and full year 2018 results

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    Trinseo reports fourth quarter and full year 2018 results

  • Sales increased in all of Clariant’s operating regions

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    Sales increased in all of Clariant’s operating regions

    Sales increased in all of Clariant’s operating regions

  • The new global alliance to help end plastic waste in the environment launches today

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    The new global alliance to help end plastic waste in the environment launches today

    The new global alliance to help end plastic waste in the environment launches today

  • The new global alliance to help end plastic waste in the environment launches today

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    The new global alliance to help end plastic waste in the environment launches today

    The new global alliance to help end plastic waste in the environment launches today

  • New global alliance to help end plastic waste in the environment launches today

    New global alliance to help end plastic waste in the environment launches today

    The new global alliance to help end plastic waste in the environment launches today

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